Supervisor Spitzer says supposals without public knowledge is not transparent at all
By: Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer
At the Board Meeting on Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors considered the Civic Openness in Negotiations (COIN) proposal. The proposal increases levels of transparency and public disclosure regarding labor negotiations before the agreements can be approved by the Board of Supervisors.
Spitzer raised concern over supposals, which are hypothetical offers that the Board discusses in closed session. Under current policy, these potential offers are not disclosed to the public.
“When you do any proposal, formal or through a hypothetical offer, it should be reported out,” Supervisor Todd Spitzer said. “The people have the right to know.” Continue reading